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Moreau, Virginie, Cédric Poitevin and Jihan Seniora. 2010 ‘Comparison of the Main Regulatory Aspects Examined - Benin.’ Arms Transfer Controls: The Example of French-Speaking States in Sub-Saharan Africa; Annex III (Tables I, II, III), pp. 19-24. Brussels: Groupe de Recherche et d'Information sur la Paix et la Sécurité (GRIP). 1 May

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Comparison of the Main Regulatory Aspects Examined - Benin

National Legislation Studied
- Decree No. 61/39/PR/MI/AM of 7 February 1961 establishing the system for arms and ammunition in the People's Republic of Benin

Table of National Regulation

Date of legislation: 1961
Category of arms: "Arms and ammunition", except those "used by the troops, police or other public forces"
Activities:
- Import: yes
- Export: no
- Transit: no
- Brokering: no
Authority responsible: Home Office

Table of Operational Mechanisms

Imports:
- Approval: yes
- Licence: yes
- Decision Making Process: no
- Operational Criteria: no
Exports
- Approval: no
- Licence: no
- Decision Making Process: no
- Operational Criteria: no
Transit
- Approval: no
- Licence: no
- Decision Making Process: no
- Operational Criteria: no

Comments: Conditions incumbent on the operator for import authorisations: proof of good character

ID: Q4001

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